The Resource Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens

Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens

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Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens
Title
Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens
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Language
eng
Summary
Explains why the democracy of classical Athens generously sponsored elite sport and idolised its sporting victors
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MiAaPQ
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Pritchard, David M
LC call number
GV573 .P75 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government
  • Athletics -- Greece -- History
  • Athletics -- Social aspects -- Greece -- History
  • Democracy -- Greece -- Athens -- History
  • Sports -- Greece -- History
  • Sports -- Social aspects -- Greece -- History
Label
Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1042469
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- SPORT, DEMOCRACY AND WAR IN CLASSICAL ATHENS -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- CHAPTER 1 Problems, models and sources -- 1.1 THE ANOMALY OF ELITE SPORT IN DEMOCRATIC ATHENS -- 1.2 THE SOCIAL DIFFERENTIATION OF ATHENIAN CITIZENS -- 1.3 THE EVIDENCE FOR ATHENIAN POPULAR CULTURE -- 1.4 POPULAR IDEAS AND MODERN THEORIES ABOUT SPORT AND WAR -- 1.5 SYNOPSIS OF THE BOOK -- CHAPTER 2 Athletic participation and education -- 2.1 THE SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF ATHLETES: THE STATE OF THE QUESTION -- 2.2 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ATHLETICS AND EDUCATION -- 2.3 THE 'OLD EDUCATION': ORGANISATION, AIMS AND BARRIERS TO PARTICIPATION -- 2.4 LETTERS -- 2.5 ATHLETICS AND MUSIC -- 2.6 CONCLUSION: ATHLETICS AS AN ELITE ACTIVITY IN CLASSICAL ATHENS -- CHAPTER 3 The democratic support of athletics -- 3.1 HONOURS FOR PANHELLENIC SPORTING VICTORS -- 3.2 LOCAL SPORTING CONTESTS AND PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ATHLETICS -- 3.3 THE POSITIVE DEPICTION OF ATHLETICS IN POLITICAL AND LEGAL SPEECHES -- 3.4 COMIC REPRESENTATIONS OF ATHLETICS -- 3.5 THE ATHLETIC HEROES OF TRAGEDY -- 3.6 POPULAR CRITICISM OF OTHER ELITE ACTIVITIES -- 3.7 CONCLUSION: THE ANOMALY OF ELITE SPORT IN DEMOCRATIC ATHENS -- CHAPTER 4 Athletics in satyric drama -- 4.1 THE PROMINENCE OF ATHLETICS -- 4.2 SATYRS AS INCONGRUOUS ATHLETES -- 4.3 THE ATTACK AGAINST ATHLETES IN AUTOLYCUS OF EURIPIDES -- 4.4 THE PRACTICAL VALUE OF ATHLETICS FOR WAR -- CHAPTER 5 The common culture of athletics and war -- 5.1 THE CONCEPTION OF GAMES AND BATTLES AS CONTESTS -- 5.2 COMMON ORDEALS AND VALUES -- 5.3 THE DIVINE SUPPORT OF VICTORY -- 5.4 CONCLUSION: THE POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE STANDING OF ATHLETICS -- CHAPTER 6 The democratisation of war -- 6.1 ATHENIAN WAR-MAKING BEFORE THE DEMOCRACY -- 6.2 THE EXTENSION OF MILITARY PARTICIPATION UNDER THE DEMOCRACY
  • 6.3 THE EXTENSION OF THE TRADITIONAL IDEOLOGY OF VICTORY -- CHAPTER 7 Conclusion: athletic ephebes -- References -- Index
Control code
EBC1042469
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139782395
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1042469
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1042469
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10621739
  • (CaONFJC)MIL405883
  • (OCoLC)822031777
Label
Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1042469
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- SPORT, DEMOCRACY AND WAR IN CLASSICAL ATHENS -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- CHAPTER 1 Problems, models and sources -- 1.1 THE ANOMALY OF ELITE SPORT IN DEMOCRATIC ATHENS -- 1.2 THE SOCIAL DIFFERENTIATION OF ATHENIAN CITIZENS -- 1.3 THE EVIDENCE FOR ATHENIAN POPULAR CULTURE -- 1.4 POPULAR IDEAS AND MODERN THEORIES ABOUT SPORT AND WAR -- 1.5 SYNOPSIS OF THE BOOK -- CHAPTER 2 Athletic participation and education -- 2.1 THE SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF ATHLETES: THE STATE OF THE QUESTION -- 2.2 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ATHLETICS AND EDUCATION -- 2.3 THE 'OLD EDUCATION': ORGANISATION, AIMS AND BARRIERS TO PARTICIPATION -- 2.4 LETTERS -- 2.5 ATHLETICS AND MUSIC -- 2.6 CONCLUSION: ATHLETICS AS AN ELITE ACTIVITY IN CLASSICAL ATHENS -- CHAPTER 3 The democratic support of athletics -- 3.1 HONOURS FOR PANHELLENIC SPORTING VICTORS -- 3.2 LOCAL SPORTING CONTESTS AND PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ATHLETICS -- 3.3 THE POSITIVE DEPICTION OF ATHLETICS IN POLITICAL AND LEGAL SPEECHES -- 3.4 COMIC REPRESENTATIONS OF ATHLETICS -- 3.5 THE ATHLETIC HEROES OF TRAGEDY -- 3.6 POPULAR CRITICISM OF OTHER ELITE ACTIVITIES -- 3.7 CONCLUSION: THE ANOMALY OF ELITE SPORT IN DEMOCRATIC ATHENS -- CHAPTER 4 Athletics in satyric drama -- 4.1 THE PROMINENCE OF ATHLETICS -- 4.2 SATYRS AS INCONGRUOUS ATHLETES -- 4.3 THE ATTACK AGAINST ATHLETES IN AUTOLYCUS OF EURIPIDES -- 4.4 THE PRACTICAL VALUE OF ATHLETICS FOR WAR -- CHAPTER 5 The common culture of athletics and war -- 5.1 THE CONCEPTION OF GAMES AND BATTLES AS CONTESTS -- 5.2 COMMON ORDEALS AND VALUES -- 5.3 THE DIVINE SUPPORT OF VICTORY -- 5.4 CONCLUSION: THE POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE STANDING OF ATHLETICS -- CHAPTER 6 The democratisation of war -- 6.1 ATHENIAN WAR-MAKING BEFORE THE DEMOCRACY -- 6.2 THE EXTENSION OF MILITARY PARTICIPATION UNDER THE DEMOCRACY
  • 6.3 THE EXTENSION OF THE TRADITIONAL IDEOLOGY OF VICTORY -- CHAPTER 7 Conclusion: athletic ephebes -- References -- Index
Control code
EBC1042469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139782395
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1042469
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1042469
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10621739
  • (CaONFJC)MIL405883
  • (OCoLC)822031777

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